New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 30, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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Edwards Aquifer 676.5 feet Comal River 371 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 614 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 692 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 909.3 ft. above mean sea level
NBU Pumping Report
5.748 million gallons Well water
0.275 million gallons
(Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)
First quarter...........Jan. 2
Full moon..............Jan. 9
Last quarter.........Jan. 16
New moon............Jan. 23
Mostly sunny Highs mid 50s Rain: None E wind, light
Increasing clouds Lows near 30 Rain: None E wind, light
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Extended forecast: Sunday, cloudy with patchy drizzle or light rain and turning colder late. Highs around 50. New Year’s Day, cloudy and colder with a chance of rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain or sleet late. Lows in the 30s. Highs around 40. Tuesday through Thursday, mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain or sleet. Lows in the 30s. Highs 45 to 50.
By The Associated Press
Slaid Cleaves and The Groobees bring in the New Year Sunday night at Saengerhalle.
For information, call 625-4255.
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• Merriweather Street and the Southbound Interstate 35 frontage road — closed until further notice starting Wednesday while workers rebuild the intersection.
• Interstate 35 from .25 miles south of Farm-to-Market Road
725 — the southbound entrance ramp will be closed from Jan. 8, 2001 to Jan 12 while workers build a temporary entrance ramp.
• Interstate 35 one lane each way over Farm-to-Market Road
725 — closed for one-quarter mile north and south of Interstate 35 through June 6, and traffic will be shifted to the south side of the road while workers construct an overpass for FM 725.
Temperatures indicate Friday’s high and overnight
low to 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
New York City
Extremes for Friday
High 87 at Riverside and Simi Valley Ca
Low 17 below zero at Gunnison and Fraser Co
Quality Pre-owned Cars & Trucks
“A New Braunfels Tradition Since 1944”
Smoke-free bingo —
American Legion Post No. 35, early birds at 1:30 p.m. and regular bingo at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the post home, 4210 Farm-to-Market Road 482.
The Cerebral Palsy Foundation seeks families who have children (birth to 12) affected by cerebral palsy. The group offers financial and emotional support along with many free services. For information, call toll free (888) 872-7966.
An open Alcoholics Anonymous meeting for women takes place at 10 a.m. every Saturday at the Bulverde United Methodist Church located at 28300 U.S. 281 N.
Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Solution Group will have an open, non-smoking meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin, CCD building.
The Women’s Solution Group meets each Saturday.
McKenna Memorial Hospital
Offers a free class for mothers-to-be who expect to deliver at
McKenna’s Maternity Center. For information, call 609-9111, ext. 3254I.
The New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center is open six days a week: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The center also is open on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 629-7565 for an appointment.
For Kid’s Sake, offered at Family Outreach every month, is a workshop for divorcing or divorced parents. Family Outreach can help the parent focus on the needs of their child. Call 629-1299 for information.
ARCIL of San Marcos provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support for inclusion into the community for persons with disabilities. It also provides independent life skills training to assist people with disabilities to become empowered and integrated into the community.
For information, call (512) 396-5790.
The Comal County Women’s Center offers a group for women who are victims or survivors of family violence. Women who are
or have been in abusive relationships are welcome to participate. Call 620-7520 for information. All counseling at CCWC is free and confidential.
McKenna Health Centers
offer convenient, cost-efficient treatment for your family’s health. The Smithton Valley Health Center is at 6098 Farm-to-Market Road 311 ((830) 885-5541). The Health Center in Sattler is at 1356 Farm-to-Market Road 2673 ((830) 964-3008) and the McKenna Neighborhood Health Center is located at 272 S. Krueger (608-1575). All centers are open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Neighborhood Clinic is open for acute care only (i.e. cough, cold, flu) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Appointments are welcome but are not necessary.
AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Program evening classes are
being offered for drivers 50 and older who want to refresh/improve their defensive driving skills and qualify for a multiple year auto insurance discount. Classes are scheduled for January. Cost is $10. To register, call 620-0675.
► New Year’s Eve dance
The Seguin American Legion will have a New Year’s Eve Dance open to the public from 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday at the post. Tickets are $10. Call (830) 379-1079 for reservations. The hosts will provide food and favors for all.
► J&R party, sleepover
J&R Gymnastics is hosting a New Year’s Eve Party and Sleepover for girls and boys ages 5 through 12 Sunday at the gym, 1437 S. Walnut. For information, call 606-0375.
► Christmas tree recycling
Christmas tree recycling continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through Jan. 15 at Landa Park in New Braunfels. Ail bows, ornaments or anything else that is not natural to the tree should be removed before dropping it off by the aquatic center. The trees will be ground into mulch, which city residents can pick up later at Cypress Bend Park.
► Tax-Aide volunteers
Tax-Aide volunteers are needed to work as counselors. Tax-Aide counselors provide free assistance to elderly and low-income people in preparing basic income tax returns. The only requirement for a -counseling position is a desire to help others.
Counselors will be trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service. Training for volunteers will take place in January at the New Braunfels Public Library. Counselors are asked to work four hours a week from February through April 15.
This past year, Tax-Aide counselors helped more than 1,000 people in the New Braunfels/Canyon Lake area, lf you are interested in joining or would like information, call Kathleen at 606-1220.
GRUENE HALL 1281 Gruene Road (830) 606-1281 Tonight
Karen Abrahams, 1 p.m., no cover charge
Joe Ely, 9 p.m., $17.50 cover charge Sunday
Bret Graham, 2 p.m., no cover charge New Year’s Eve —Gary P. Nunn, sold out
SAENGERHALLE 255 Saengerhalle Road 625-HALL (4255)
The Groobees with Slaid Cleaves, 8 p.m., $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Biergarten is closed for parties during Christmas season
RILEY’S TAVERN Tonight
Bidderdadders Swing Band, 9 p.m., no cover charge
Live music TBA, 9 p.m., no cover charge
Fore, 6:30 p.m., no cover charge Reservations only, all size parties
DAM RED BARN
Pat O’Brian, 9 p.m., no cover charge Tamale Mood Elevators, 8 p.m., $10 in advance, $15 at the door
Happy Birthday to Andy Velasquez “Velasq” (21 years), Celeste H. Torres, Courtney T. Ramsey, Katrina Kaufman (15 years) and Lindsey Jean LeLand (6 years).
Happy Anniversary to Hilmar and Elaine Wenzel (56 years).
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.
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